NHS England’s National Cancer Programme Progress Report (2016-17) shows that the NHS is on track to transform cancer services by 2020/21 | NHS England
NHS England’s two-year progress report shows significant progress has been made towards delivering world-class cancer services in England. Improvements include a £130m investment (over 2016/18) in new and upgraded radiotherapy equipment and £200m over two years to accelerate rapid diagnosis and enhance patients’ quality of life.
The report describes progress across the field including:
- Modernisation of radiotherapy equipment throughout the country.
- New models of care introduced to ensure cancer is diagnosed earlier and improve survival.
- Establishment of Cancer Alliances across the country to bring together clinical leaders, healthcare workers, patients and charities for better coordination of care.